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The Library

4.5 of 5 Hotel   |   14/1 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
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Ranked #31 of 176 Hotels in Bophut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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285 reviews 285 reviews
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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We didnt stay at the hotel, however we did frequent the bar most evenings during our 4 nights in Chewang. This was definately the nicest place for fabulous cocktails! The cocktail menu is extensive and some of them are very innovative! The expresso hazelnut martini was delicious! We also ate here for lunch, we had the massaman curry and rice,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is located at the middle of Cha Weng beach. I was hanging out in the beach and saw these beautiful white villas. It was the Library. I had to stay there. The room was very modern and chic. The red pool.was beautiful. Breakfast on the beach was amazing and service was great. They offered free rides to restaurants. Amazing... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The experience at The Library was nothing else but SUPERB. We've been to Koh Samui plenty no of times and have always crossed the hotel only to wish and want to stay there. Well, this time we did stay there and wondered why weren't we there earlier? From the staff to the room, the pool, the food, the style, feel,... More

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Hyderabd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The library is an ultra-luxurious property located in the heart of Chaweng beach. The rooms are beautiful with great amenities. The unique red pool ofcourse is the main attraction. The cocktails they serve are one of the best I have ever had. Service needs improvement, for the kind of money we are paying. Overall, a superb place to stay if... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014 via mobile

The theme of the hotel really is brilliant and the rooms were so spacious, luxurious and very very cool. Excellent location in the heart of chaweng and the beach is beautiful! As was the lovely red pool. However for the price you're paying I feel the staff could have been more accommodating. They seemed keen to remind us that things... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This hotel is one of the best hotel I have every stayed at. I stayed twice, one time on the first floor and one time on the ground floor. Both floors are good. The first floor has a balcony with sunbeds and the groundfloor has a sort of a room you can turn into an indoor or an outdoor room.... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We had a wonderful trip in Thailand and one of the spots was Samui. We chose The Library because had a wish for intimate cosy minimalist-style honeymoon. Hotel is really overpriced, guys! Even though I previously contacted the hotel directly by email, and they offered me their "best rate". Rooms really need renovation and look a bit depressive sometimes. Strange... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We decided to stay on a different part if the island as we felt chaweng is really too crowded for us but we were curious to see this hotel. Amazing people and service! We tried drinks on a few nights and the restaurant one night, always great! Great contemporary style!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The Library is like an oasis in the Bophut area. Entering the resort you can feel the quietness and the feeling of vacation. The red swimming pool becomes the icon of this resort. Staffs are so helpful anywhere and you feel like you are being taken care of very well. Room is spacious with a Mac inside helping me to... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Popped in for lunch today while out in town. This place stands out from the crowd with a smart contemporary feel, pleasant helpful staff and delicious food. The menu is an easy to read but plentiful size, with plenty to offer everyone. Drinks are plentiful and you can choose from beer, wine, cocktails and spirits. Pleasant music playing throughout our... More

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Address: 14/1 Moo 2 | Chaweng Beach, Bophut, Ko Samui 84320, Thailand
Location: Thailand > Surat Thani Province > Ko Samui > Bophut
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — The Library 4.5*
Number of rooms: 26
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Also Known As:
The Library Hotel Bophut
Library Koh Samui
Library Hotel Koh Samui
The Library Ko Samui/Bophut

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